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8 in california. we will go to alison burns in the washington d.c. bureau with the latest on the waiting game. alison? >> reporter: claudine, we could get word about more of the cases it will consider this term. now the justices met again behind closed doors to continue talking about a number of challenges to gay marriage laws. among them, california's proposition 8. >> the supporters of prop 8 are hoping they wouldn't review prop 8 and it would take hold legalizing same-sex marriage in california and marriages could begin almost immediately. the court is also considering a number of changele-of challenges. we should tell you no news doesn't mean much. we have to wait until the court releases its next set of orders on monday. if we don't hear anything on monday, then the wait gets a little longer. we have to wait until january. reporting live, from washington d.c., alison burns. ktvu news. >>> well, a radio stunt by a pair of shock jocks took a tragic turn this morning. the nurse revealed confidential information has apparently committed suicide. tara moriarty has more. we
. experts advise not to touch or eat the -- or eat the dead squid. >>> california's king tides are coming in. the king tides peak in the morning. it will be hitting rocks and docks. some believe this is what california may look like in the future if sea levels rise because of global warming. >>> rescue workers pulled two people from a car that went over a hillside in daly city this morning. the chp got the call around 4:20, on skyline boulevard an olympic way. the emergency crews closed skyline for a time but it reopened around 6:30. the chp says one of the people had serious injuries, possibly a broken arm. it's not clear what caused the car to go over the side and end up 200 to 300 feet below. >>> the highway patrol is reporting minor injuries in the small chain reaction accident involving a school bus near castro valley. the accident happened around 8:00 a.m. at east 14th street and 165th avenue. officers say a toyota camry rear ended another toyota which rear ended the school bus. two 17-year-old students and the driver of the center car were treated for main -- pain. police say the driv
of satyfeupgrades following the san bruno pipeline disaster. the california public utility commission unanimously approved pg&e's pipeline safety plan. in the past 30 minutes and that will allow the utility to increase rates by a total of nearly $300 million. pg&e had proposed rate payers pick up 90% of the upgrade costs after the deadly explosion -- explosion. pg&e said it's "disappointed at the decision." >>> shoppers at sun valley mall in concord are being warned to be careful after a woman was held up by an armed robber there. it happened in the mall's parking lot at macy's before 7:30 last night. police say the woman was approached from behind. a man then pointed something against the back of her head and demanded her money. she did not have any cash. so she gave him her driver's license and her credit cards. he pushed her to the ground before driving off. some shoppers we spoke to today said they are being more cautious at that mall. >> it does make me nervous at night and now that there's a lot of thieves going around and, you know, a lot of stuff is -- you know, it's crazy. now, during th
was carrying popular americans mexican singer jenny rivera. a vigil was held in southern california last night and the singer was at the peak of her fame. she was also a reality television star an advocate for domestic violence victims. she leaves behind five children and two grandchildren. >>> a nevada woman who survived said she asked her boy february not to -- boyfriend not to venture out for help after they became stuck. she said they should stay with the vehicle and ride out the storm together n an interview she said she knew she would never see him again and she was rescued six days after she and clifton became stranded in the remote valley. clifton's body was recovered the same day. >>> they are cracking down on repeat drunk drivers and we will be whapping for several despite having a suspended license. they often do not have insurance and they are likely to leave the scene of an accident. they risk being arrested and having their car impounded. >>> federal safety officials say although the number of traffic fatalities are at the lowest level since 1949 two other categories are up. bicy
-- the widespread rain pouring into the california northwest corner. we'll begin to see this stretch our way into the afternoon and evening hours. if we get in a little bit closer, you can see a few scattered showers into healdsburg, santa rosa, bodega bay, we're seeing some of this rain. we'll continue to see the scattered showers. guerneville you are looking a few showers. napa, vacaville and fairfield. this will remain over the north bay through most of the afternoon. hit or miss showers, periods of rain, a few periods of dry weather. it will spread south and when it does, the steadier rain will begin to move our way. coming up, i will tell you when we can expect the evening drive, when we'll see the heaviest rain and when we'll be dry. >>> in san mateo county, road crew are the trying to shore up highway 1 before the rain tonight. they are trying to stop erosion from the weekend storm in pacifica. that will mean traffic delays in the area the highway was completely shut down overnight until the work began at 9:00 a.m. there are one-way controls in place right now. they hope to have every
-drilling ocean preserve from bodega bay to point arena in mendocino county. the protection will be california's largest ocean preserve in 20 years and has been endorsed by governor jerry brown. >>> the oakland police department has agreed to hand over authority of the command staff to a court-appointed director. that move came in response to the threat of a federal takeover of the department. oakland has failed to meet a federal judge's order to make rerms agreed to in the settlement of a police brutality case nearly ten years ago. >> we've been orking hard to demonstrate to the courts and the public that we can police ourselves and this department can constitute -- practice constitutional policing. >> a court must approve the handoff of the department to a federal director. >>> well, somewhat of a change with our weather presentation for today. no rain to talk about. still some lingering clouds out there with partly to mostly cloudy skies conditions. we are heading into a dry weather set up for the weekend. still overcast out there. some upper level clouds and some lower clouds but not much
, whoever says this is not the right time, i say this -- when is the right time? >> california senator barbara boxer also introduced legislation today called the save our schools act. >> the bill would make funding available to deploy national guard troops at schools. it would allow state governors to determine whether the troops are needed and how they would be used at schools. >>> today is the third day of funerals in a connecticut town that continues to mourn the tragic shooting. vicker to yosoto -- vicker to yosoto is being -- victoria soto is being buried today. family members are saying goodbye to five other innocent lives including 7-year-old daniel barwin. he was a first grader on the swimming and soccer teams. there's new information about the gunman. there are reports his mother could longer handle him and he became upset after learning she was taking steps to have him committed to a psychiatric facility. the chief medical examiner said he's searching for any genetic clues that could help explain the shooter's behavior and the l.a. times reports that he stopped speaking to hi
is looking weak. gaining strength, jobless numbers in california. it's a number residents have not seen in nearly four years. lots of prepaid cards come pre-filled with problems. enough is enough. introducing the chase liquid reloadable card. with chase liquid, there's no waiting and no fee to activate you can load cash and checks at any chase depositfriendly atm and there are no withdrawal fees at over 17,500 chase atms all for one flat fee of $4.95 per month. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. >>> stocks came in 1% lower in the last hour of trading. a setback in talks to avoid the looming fiscal cliff. the dow is down 135 points. new figures show california's unemployment rate has finally reached single digits for the first time since the start of the economic downturn. november's jobless rate job -- dropped to 9.8%. the rate has not been this low since january of 2009. the drop is a surprise. many predicted it -- it could remain in double digits through 2013. >>> chevron corporation is moving 80 employees, one quarter of the staff will relocate. most of the workers are in
to avoid the fiscal cliff experts say people here in california will be hit especially hard because prop 30 voted into law in november will mean higher sales taxes and income taxes on the state's top earners. the fiscal cliff would add to that, hitting all americans with higher taxes. >> i don't know there is a word to describe how pissed the public is going to be, nobody going to be happy to see that happen. >> if taxes go up on everybody it is not going to be a happy time but i think that is inevitably what is going to happen. >> the tax policy center says the lowest income people will shrink over 3%, average owners 4% and top earns about six%, secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to return to work next week, a spokesman for her says she continues to recuperate at home and well resume her work schedule next week. doctors say she contracted a stomach virus and became dehydrated and fainted and hit her head and diagnosed with a concussion and has not been seen in public since. >>> the contra costa fire county district has scheduled meetings to discuss fire station closure, four of
's really the extent it because most of this is heading down to southern california. in fact, we'll get some clouds but overall, the clouds will be sliding south. as it goes south and splits it takes away some of its energy. still kind of chilly, below average temperatures. cloud cover will be in later. sunny here, a little bit of increasing clouds. mostly sunny, partly cloudy. not much of a breeze. still chilly temperatures with upper 40s and very low 50s. a little warmer by the bay. not a lot. just a little bit. it does look like the pattern is changing. we had a very active november/december. a lot of rain and good snow made it up in the sierra. i think things are starting to calm down. there could be a system over the weekend. i think it's splitting again. things are changing as we head into january. >> there probably won't be any fog out in the embarcadero -- >> i don't think see. but bundle up. it will be cold. >> no rain? >> no. maybe some clouds. i think you're good. >> thank you, steve. >> you bet. >>> 49ers' fans could be heard chanting "bye" as the team clenched the nfc title yest
administrators here in california are now taking a closer look at security measures, at their own schools. california superintendent expects new talks to begin about metal detectors as well as camera system, fences, and guards on campuses. he has alerted all 1100 public school districts to review safety plans. the archdiocese for catholic schools has not yet called for action. but tighter security has been discussed. the principal at saint cecilia school in san francisco says her school has put up gates in spaces that were once open. >> any gates that we have are pass word protected to get people in. and our doors are as much as possible, we try to have wooden doors where the outside people will be able to come in, so it will be a little harder to shoot-out the glass and come in. they would have to come in through a lot of wood first. our number one job besides teaching our students is to make sure that they're safe, that they know they're in a safe place and very much loved. >> according to the superintendent, it is important to note that awareness and training may have saved lives in co
numbers p up this month in comparison to last december. the california highway patrol says between december 21st and 25th 1170 people were arrested for dui compared to 988 in 1211 and 39 people died compared to 14 from last year. >>> police set up a series of checkpoints in hopes of curbing drunk driving during the holiday. >>> the city of san francisco has launched a new campaign aimed at pedestrian safety particularly near schools and senior stares, police and city's department of public health are teaming up for what is called the pedestrian safety project for youth and seniors, officials say motorcycle officers will be stationed at enforcement locations around schools and senior centers and driver whose violent pedestrian safety laws will be slapped with a $155 citation. >> this antioch playground fenced off after it was torched by arsonists, who offered up a major donation today to rebuild this park. >> and taking a look outside you can see the sun is shining today but how long will that last? mark tamayo is tracking the next storm heading our way. >> you start thinking the wo
. >>> a new trader joe's grocery store is located on california and it's now open. trader joe's now has five stores in san francisco. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. be sure to join us at 5:00 with more on the storm cleanup.
to the california public utilities commission, available numbers in the 415 zone will be used up by october 2015. now they are set to consider dividing the area code and force some people to switch to a new 628 area code and will hold hearings on it in january. >> well, it was definitely a cold one this morning. it is still brisk out there although temperatures are trying to warm up here, low 50s. a beautiful shot of mt. diablo, the air is crisp, clean, the hills are clean. that cold air, is not going anywhere for a while, for sure. we might have to deal with rain tomorrow morning but -- the forecast is very challenging because it may be a situation where it rains by the coast tomorrow but not so much inland. today it is good to go. more cloud cover towards san jose and the valley but overall mostly sunny, breezy, very cool. though. temperatures below average, again more clouds south but lots of sunshine north. upper 40s or low 50s, the warmest is oakland at 54, livermore only 48. so every 1 is close here. 1 degrees in tahoe, now 30. i know truckie was also one at one time. the state line was te
like connecticut, california and hawaii have fewer killings, state s with fewer restrictions have more deaths. supporters have argued that the school shooting in connecticut shows gun laws don't work. >>> a bay area video game company is being criticized for its marketing partnership with makers of guns used in a popular game. a story said when ea of redwood released it's latest medal of honor game it created a website featuring its gun making partners. the links the site led to the company's online catalogs. one critic called it a showroom for guns. ea later disabled the links saying had been unaware of them. >>> you can now go online to see the names of five thousand expelled from the boy scouts due to suspected sexual abuse. the los angeles times published the database which goes from 1947 to 1991. bay area reports come from san francisco, san jose, piedmont and san rafael. awareness has increased over the years but said the scouts failed to report many allegations to police and the public. they kept that record of suspected abusers to prevent them from rejoining. >>> optimism is di
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